Microsoft launch kid-friendly "Click-Clever Click Safe" internet browser

Gerald Lynch Internet, Microsoft Leave a Comment

Microsoft have launched a new, kid-friendly version of their Internet Explorer 8 browser. Internet Explorer 8 Click Clever, Click Safe will let youngsters report inappropriate sites, unwelcome attention from strangers and cyberbullying with a single click. "It allows people to…

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Turbine City concept – Gallery

Gerald Lynch Energy & Efficiency, Energy systems, Features, Gallery, Science, Tech Digest news 1 Comment

It gets pretty windy in Norway apparently. Well, windy enough for On Office's idea for a city built within wind turbines not to sound completely ludicrous anyway. The concept here is that with turbines growing in size to accommodate our…

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Toshiba aims on saving the environment with their Carbon Zero offset scheme

Katherine Hannaford Energy systems, Laptops / Notebooks Leave a Comment

toshiba-carbon-offset.jpgA few weeks back I criticised Sony for donating just 1% of the profits made on their Vaio FZ Graphic Splash Eco Edition laptops to green charities, of which I got lampooned by a reader for doing so. He probably thought I am a Microsoft/Toshiba/HD-DVD fangirl, which is obviously why I spoke negatively of Sony (typical Sony fanboy mentality).

Well, admittedly I am the aforementioned fangirl, but had it been any company, I still would’ve pulled them up on being stingy. And I’m going to prove so, by slagging Toshiba off for just the same reasons.

From today, Tosh is now offering customers the option to offset the carbon dioxide produced when making their laptops, by asking for £1.18 which will go…

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Toyota's 'RiN' concept hybrid car looks after the environment, the passengers, and pedestrians. Darn over-achievers!

Katherine Hannaford Transport Leave a Comment

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During the Tokyo Motor Show of 2007, car-giant Toyota showed off their eco-friendly hybrid concept car.

Dubbed ‘RiN’, it it not only promotes environmental sustainability, but also looks after its users, with heated seats, an oxygen-level conditioner, pinpoint humidifier and green grass to reduce ultraviolet rays from…

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